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How to Stay Safe at Entertainment Venues

Outdoor entertainment venues

  • For all outdoor venues, including venues with less than 500 Occupant capacity, occupancy is limited to no more than 50%; up to a maximum of 250 patrons. 
  • Beginning April 1, 2021, venues with occupant capacity greater than 500 may increase patron count accordingly:
    • For seated outdoor venues with capacity greater than 500, the venue may operate with an additional 25% of the occupant capacity above 500, with a maximum capacity not to exceed 10,000 for the entire venue (seated venues must have assigned seating, and patrons must remain seated).
    • For non-seated outdoor venues with capacity greater than 500, the venue may operate with an additional 15% of the capacity above 500, with a maximum capacity not to exceed 10,000 for the entire venue.
    • If there is no capacity, take the square-footage of the venue accessible by patrons (e.g. no employee only/unauthorized/inaccessible space), divide by 113, and apply the max. cap.
    • Capacity must always be reduced of social distancing of at least 6-feet between groups cannot be maintained.
  • Face coverings are required for patrons and required for workers.
  • Food service must adhere to restaurant guidance, except as modified by the outdoor venue guidance. Patrons must be seated when eating or drinking.
  • Food and beverage service and consumption, with the exception of water, is prohibited between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m., but venues may remain open during this time. 
  • Drive-in gatherings are not restricted if they follow the drive-in gathering guidance requirements. 

Indoor entertainment venues

  • For all indoor venues,  including venues with less than 500 Occupant capacity, occupancy is limited to no more than 50%; up to a maximum of 250 patrons. 
  • Beginning April 1, 2021, venues with occupant capacity greater than 500 may increase patron count accordingly:
    • For seated indoor venues with capacity greater than 500, the venue may operate with an additional 15% of the occupant capacity above 500, with a maximum capacity not to exceed 3,000 for the entire venue (seated venues must have assigned seating, and patrons must remain seated).
    • For non-seated indoor venues with capacity greater than 500, the venue may operate with an additional 10% of the capacity above 500, with a maximum capacity not to exceed 1,500 for the entire venue. 
    • If there is no capacity, take the square-footage of the venue accessible by patrons (e.g. no employee only/unauthorized/inaccessible space), divide by 113, and apply the max. cap.
    • Capacity must always be reduced of social distancing of at least 6-feet between groups cannot be maintained.
    • Separate self-contained spaces will no longer be permitted.
  • Food and beverage service and consumption, with the exception of water, is prohibited between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m., but venues may remain open during this time. 
  • The 25 person limit for indoor meetings/training with workers has been lifted. 

If you do visit an entertainment venue, follow these safety practices to limit exposure and help keep these businesses open: 

  • Even when you are outside, you must keep six feet of distance between you and people from other households. Masks are not required outside but they are encouraged. 
  • Masks are required. 
  • You can take your mask off briefly to eat or drink, but you must be seated. Be sure to maintain social distancing. 
  • Exercise caution with shared amenities like tables and benches. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol if you do use these items.
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